Kuwait City

Kuwait City

Overview

Although the districts below are not usually recognized as suburbs, the following is a list of a few areas surrounding Kuwait city:

Al-Salam ""السلام""

Kuwait’s booming economy has allowed many international hotel chains to enter agreements to open hotels in the country. According to the Kuwait Hotel Owners Association, over twenty-five new hotels are planned or in construction, including the following:
  • Hotel Missoni Kuwait
    Hotel Missoni Kuwait
    Hotel Missoni Kuwait is a luxury lifestyle hotel that opened on March 1st 2011 in Kuwait's shopping and entertainment district of Salmiya. It is the second of several properties of a joint venture between the Italian fashion house, Missoni and the Rezidor Hotel Group, following the opening of the...

     – now open
  • Golden Tulip Kuwait – opening late 2011
  • Hilton Olympia Kuwait
    Hilton Olympia Kuwait
    The Hilton Olympia Kuwait is a hotel under construction, located on the Gulf Road of the district of Al Salmiya, Kuwait City, Kuwait. The hotel is set to become the 65,000 square meter headquarters of the Olympic Council of Asia and once completed will have 35 floors containing hotel and office...

     – opening late 2011
  • Ibis Sharq – now open
  • Jumeirah Messilah Beach Kuwait
    Jumeirah Messilah Beach Kuwait
    The Jumeirah Messilah Beach Kuwait Hotel & Spa is hotel under construction in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Once completed, the hotel will have 307 rooms and suites, 80 serviced apartments and 12 chalets. The hotel will have six restaurants and lounges, a Talise spa and a 200-metre private beach and...

     – opening mid-2011
  • InterContinental Kuwait Downtown – opening late 2010
  • InterContinental Kuwait at The White – opening early 2013
  • The Square Capital Tower – opening late 2011
  • Novotel Mina Abdullah Resort – opening late 2011
  • Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at The Gate of Kuwait – plans are in motion to open within the next few years.


By 2012, over 3,000 rooms are expected to be added to Kuwait’s current hotel inventory.

The city is also home to a large variety of shopping malls, which serve as the basis of Kuwaiti social life.
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Suburbs


Although the districts below are not usually recognized as suburbs, the following is a list of a few areas surrounding Kuwait city:
  • Abdullah Al Salem عبدالله السالم
  • Al Andalus الاندلس
  • Bayan
    Bayan area
    Bayan is a residential area within the Hawalli Governorate of Kuwait, consisting of thirteen blocks, and situated approximately 15 kilometres away from the capital, Kuwait City. Its naming was inspired by the fact that it's an area of higher altitude in comparison to its surrounding Mishref, Salwa...

     بيان
  • Bneid Al-Qar
    Bneid Al-Qar
    Bneid Al-Qar is a suburb of Kuwait City. It is located in the Al Asimah Governorate. It is primarily a residential neighborhood....

     بنيد القار
  • Al Da'iya
    Al Da'iya
    Al Da'iya الدعية is one area located in Kuwait city, that has been established around 1960. Its one of Al Asimah governorates.AL Da'iya named after Sheikh Duaj ALSalman ALSabah "الشيخ دعيج السلمان الصباح " who was the first one who lived in this area and he was also the leader of Kuwait army who...

     الدعية
  • Al Dasma
    Al Dasma
    Al Dasma is one of the districts of the Al Asimah governorate of Kuwait. It is named for its rich soil and greenish Spring.Al Dasma is surrounded by Bneind Al-Qar from the East, Murgab from north, Al Mansouriya from the West and Al Da'iya from the South....

     الدسمه
  • Al Faiha الفيحاء
  • Farwaniya
    Farwaniya
    Farwaniya is a suburb of Kuwait City. The Ghazali Expressway passes to the west of the district and the road leading to Kuwait International Airport to the east, both roads in a north-south direction. Farwaniya contains mosques, hospitals, an university, a park and other facilities....

     الفروانية
  • Al Ahmadiالأحمدي
  • Hawalli حولي
  • Al Jabriya الجابرية
  • Kaifan
    Kaifan
    ' is a suburb of Kuwait City; it is located in the governorate of Al Asimah in Kuwait. is home to Kuwait SC.- Embassies in Kaifan:...

     كيفان
  • Khaitan
    Khaitan
    Khaitan Sporting Club is a Kuwaiti professional football club named after Khaitan, a suburb of Kuwait City...

     خيطان
  • Mahboula
    Mahboula
    Mahboula is a district in Kuwait bound by Fintas, Abu Halifa, the road numbered 30 and the Persian Gulf. The English translation for the word Mahboula is Mad Woman....

     المهبولة
  • Al Mansouriah المنصورية
  • Mishref
    Mishref
    Mishref is a residential area in Kuwait within the Hawalli Governorate, South of Bayan and west of Salwa. It is located in Mishref District.Mishref is divided into two main districts: Mishref, and West Mishref.MISHREF: Is home to:...

     مشرف
  • Al-Nuzha النزهه
  • Al Qadisiya القادسية
  • Qurtoba
    Qurtoba
    Qurtoba is the name of:* Qurtoba, Spain, an old Islamic city in Spain* Qurtoba District, one of A'asema city districts in Kuwait*Qurtoba International School, a school in Jordan*Qurtoba School Jouf Saudi Arabia, a school in Saudi Arabia...

     قرطبة
  • Al Rumaithiya الرميثية
  • Al Salmiya السالمية
  • Abu Halifa
    Abu Halifa
    Abu Halifa or Abu Hulayfah or Abi Huleifa or Abu Haleifah is a village in the Abu Halifa District of the Al Ahmadi Governorate in southern Kuwaitand since this area was rich in small plants called " حنيفا Hanifa ", the name arose....

     أبو حليفة
  • Mangaf
    Mangaf
    Mangaf is a suburb of Kuwait City. It is a mix of old and new. The old is split into two areas; commercial and residential. Government housing from the 1980s formed the area with houses, while the rest was a large collection of residential tower blocks, a limited number of shops and fast-food...

     المنقف
  • Sabah Al-Salem
    Sabah Al-Salem
    Sabah Al-Salem is a suburb several kilometres south of the capital, Kuwait City, Kuwait, belonging to the Mubarak Al-Kabeer Governorate. As of 2009, the population is 78,872.-See also:*List of cities in Kuwait*Sabah Al Salem Stadium...

     صباح السالم
  • Salwa
    Salwa
    Salwa is a suburb of the, Hawalli Governorate in Kuwait, bordering Rumaithiya to the north and Messila to the south. To the east , it overlooks the Persian Gulf...

     سلوى
  • Al Shamiya
    Al Shamiya
    Al Shamiya is a suburb of Kuwait City....

     الشامية
  • Sharq
    Sharq, Kuwait
    Sharq is a neighborhood of Kuwait City. It is a thriving business district and contains many notable hotels and buildings such as the Ritz Sharq Hotel and the shopping complex Souq Sharq.- Embassies in Sharq:...

     شرق
  • Al Shuwaikh
    Al Shuwaikh
    Shuwaikh is a part industrial and part rural area within the Al Asimah Governorate in the country of Kuwait. The number of Kuwait's ports and several offices reside in the area....

     الشويخ
  • Shuwaikh Port
    Shuwaikh Port
    Shuwaikh Port is an urban industrial area within the Al Asimah Governorate in State of Kuwait....

     الميناء شويخ
  • South Khaitan خيطان الجنوبي
  • Al Surra
    Surra, Kuwait
    Surra is a residential district located in Kuwait. It is located west of Jabriya and east of Qurtoba. It has six residential blocks and is considered home to about 30,000 Kuwaitis....

     السره
  • Al Yarmouk
    Al Yarmouk
    Al Yarmouk is a Libyan football club based in janzour, near Tripoli. The club is playing in the Libyan Second Division for the 2008-09 season...

     اليرموك
  • AlKhaldiya الخالديه
  • Al jahrah الجهره
  • kabd
    KABD
    KABD is a radio station broadcasting an Adult Hits format. Licensed to Ipswich, South Dakota, USA, the station serves the Aberdeen area. The station is currently owned by Dakota Broadcasting.-External links:*...

     كبد
  • esherj عشيرج
  • sabiya الصبيه
  • Al Shaab الشعب
  • Sabah Al Nasser صباح الناصر
  • Adiliya
    Adiliya
    ' is a suburb of Kuwait City; it is located in the governorate of Al Asimah in Kuwait. Its population in 2008 was 20,211. Several mosques are located in Adailiya...

  • Rawdha

  • Al-Salam ""السلام""

    Economy


    Kuwait’s booming economy has allowed many international hotel chains to enter agreements to open hotels in the country. According to the Kuwait Hotel Owners Association, over twenty-five new hotels are planned or in construction, including the following:
    • Hotel Missoni Kuwait
      Hotel Missoni Kuwait
      Hotel Missoni Kuwait is a luxury lifestyle hotel that opened on March 1st 2011 in Kuwait's shopping and entertainment district of Salmiya. It is the second of several properties of a joint venture between the Italian fashion house, Missoni and the Rezidor Hotel Group, following the opening of the...

       – now open
    • Golden Tulip Kuwait – opening late 2011
    • Hilton Olympia Kuwait
      Hilton Olympia Kuwait
      The Hilton Olympia Kuwait is a hotel under construction, located on the Gulf Road of the district of Al Salmiya, Kuwait City, Kuwait. The hotel is set to become the 65,000 square meter headquarters of the Olympic Council of Asia and once completed will have 35 floors containing hotel and office...

       – opening late 2011
    • Ibis Sharq – now open
    • Jumeirah Messilah Beach Kuwait
      Jumeirah Messilah Beach Kuwait
      The Jumeirah Messilah Beach Kuwait Hotel & Spa is hotel under construction in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Once completed, the hotel will have 307 rooms and suites, 80 serviced apartments and 12 chalets. The hotel will have six restaurants and lounges, a Talise spa and a 200-metre private beach and...

       – opening mid-2011
    • InterContinental Kuwait Downtown – opening late 2010
    • InterContinental Kuwait at The White – opening early 2013
    • The Square Capital Tower – opening late 2011
    • Novotel Mina Abdullah Resort – opening late 2011
    • Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at The Gate of Kuwait – plans are in motion to open within the next few years.


    By 2012, over 3,000 rooms are expected to be added to Kuwait’s current hotel inventory.

    The city is also home to a large variety of shopping malls, which serve as the basis of Kuwaiti social life. Famous malls such as the Avenues
    The Avenues (Kuwait)
    The Avenues mall is the largest mall and shopping center in Kuwait. It is soon to be one of the largest malls in the Middle East. It is located in the Al-Rai industrial area, along the Fifth Ring Road...

    , Marina World
    Marina World
    Marina World is Kuwait's second largest shopping and entertainment complex, located on the beachfront in the exclusive shopping district of Salmiya...

     and the 360 Mall house many internationally-renowned retail and food/beverage brands, as well as provide sheltered, indoor areas to relax. Several more, such as the Mall of Kuwait, the Al Hamra Center and Symphony Centre are expected to enter service within the next five years.

    Transport


    In 2008, a railway network connecting
    Railway stations in Saudi Arabia
    List of Railway stations in Saudi Arabia:- Maps :* * - Existing :* * Riyadh - national capital* Hofuf - junction* Haradh* Dammam - Persian Gulf port* Jubail - Persian Gulf port and industry- Under Construction or Proposed :...

     Arab states of the Persian Gulf
    Persian Gulf
    The Persian Gulf, in Southwest Asia, is an extension of the Indian Ocean located between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula.The Persian Gulf was the focus of the 1980–1988 Iran-Iraq War, in which each side attacked the other's oil tankers...

     was proposed, although work is yet to start.
    A metro network was designed, with four lines and stations across the entire city and suburbs. Although it has faced considerable delays, the project is expected to commence construction sometime in 2011 and open parts of the first two lines by July 2016.

    Kuwait International Airport
    Kuwait International Airport
    Kuwait International Airport is located in Farwaniyah, Kuwait, south of Kuwait City. It serves as hub for Jazeera Airways and Kuwait Airways. A portion of the airport complex is designated as Al Mubarak Air Base, which contains the headquarters of the Kuwait Air Force, as well as the Kuwait Air...

     is the primary airport for the country serving a wide variety of local and international destinations.

    Twin towns — sister cities


    Kuwait City is twinned
    Town twinning
    Twin towns and sister cities are two of many terms used to describe the cooperative agreements between towns, cities, and even counties in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.- Terminology :...

     with:
    Tunis
    Tunis
    Tunis is the capital of both the Tunisian Republic and the Tunis Governorate. It is Tunisia's largest city, with a population of 728,453 as of 2004; the greater metropolitan area holds some 2,412,500 inhabitants....

    , Tunisia
    Tunisia
    Tunisia , officially the Tunisian RepublicThe long name of Tunisia in other languages used in the country is: , is the northernmost country in Africa. It is a Maghreb country and is bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Its area...

     Beirut
    Beirut
    Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon, with a population ranging from 1 million to more than 2 million . Located on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon's Mediterranean coastline, it serves as the country's largest and main seaport, and also forms the Beirut Metropolitan...

    , Lebanon
    Lebanon
    Lebanon , officially the Republic of LebanonRepublic of Lebanon is the most common term used by Lebanese government agencies. The term Lebanese Republic, a literal translation of the official Arabic and French names that is not used in today's world. Arabic is the most common language spoken among...

     Beverly Hills, USA Cannes
    Cannes
    Cannes is one of the best-known cities of the French Riviera, a busy tourist destination and host of the annual Cannes Film Festival. It is a Commune of France in the Alpes-Maritimes department....

    , France
    France
    The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

      Dubai
    Dubai
    Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates . The emirate is located south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and has the largest population with the second-largest land territory by area of all the emirates, after Abu Dhabi...

    , UAE Gaziantep
    Gaziantep
    Gaziantep , Ottoman Turkish: Ayintab) previously and still informally called Antep; ʻayn tāb is a city in southeast Turkey and amongst the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. The city is located 185 kilometres northeast of Adana and 127 kilometres by road north of Aleppo, Syria...

    , Turkey
    Turkey
    Turkey , known officially as the Republic of Turkey , is a Eurasian country located in Western Asia and in East Thrace in Southeastern Europe...

      Monaco
    Monaco
    Monaco , officially the Principality of Monaco , is a sovereign city state on the French Riviera. It is bordered on three sides by its neighbour, France, and its centre is about from Italy. Its area is with a population of 35,986 as of 2011 and is the most densely populated country in the...

    , Monaco
    Monaco
    Monaco , officially the Principality of Monaco , is a sovereign city state on the French Riviera. It is bordered on three sides by its neighbour, France, and its centre is about from Italy. Its area is with a population of 35,986 as of 2011 and is the most densely populated country in the...

     Marbella
    Marbella
    Marbella is a town in Andalusia, Spain. It is situated on the Mediterranean Sea, in the province of Málaga, beneath the La Concha mountain. In 2000 the city had 98,823 inhabitants, in 2004, 116,234, in 2010 approximately 135,000....

    , Spain
    Spain
    Spain , officially the Kingdom of Spain languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Spain's official name is as follows:;;;;;;), is a country and member state of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula...

     London
    London
    London is the capital city of :England and the :United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its...

    , England
    England
    England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; the Irish Sea is to the north west, the Celtic Sea to the south west, with the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south separating it from continental...

      Paris
    Paris
    Paris is the capital and largest city in France, situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region...

    , France
    France
    The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...


    See also


    • JW Marriott Hotel
      JW Marriott Kuwait City
      The JW Marriott Kuwait City, formerly Kuwait City's Le Meridien hotel, was taken over by Marriott International in November, 2002, and was rebranded on January 1, 2003.-History:...

    • Madinat al-Hareer
      Madinat al-Hareer
      Madinat al-Hareer , is a proposed planned urban area in Subiya, Kuwait, an area just opposite Kuwait City. Upon construction, it would include the Burj Mubarak al-Kabir, a natural desert reservation of 2 square kilometres, a duty free area which will be beside a new airport, in addition to a large...

    • List of diplomatic missions in Kuwait
    • Tourism in Kuwait
      Tourism in Kuwait
      Kuwait's main landmark is the Kuwait Towers situated near the coast of the Persian Gulf at the lower tip of Bay of Kuwait.- The people :The Kuwaiti culture, just like many other cultures, takes great pride in hospitality. Guests in people homes are treated with great warmth and respect...


    External links

    Kuwait City at "goruma"